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Stories from Monday, January 23, 2006

Vehicle is driven into house, car (01/23/06)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man's home, work vehicle and personal vehicle were damaged after being struck by an out-of-control vehicle Saturday night. According to witnesses and the Department of Public Safety incident report, the accident occurred at approximately 10:43 p.m. ...
Golf course renovations (01/23/06)
Carlos Rosales, an employee of Hauska Inc., spreads sand along a bunker on hole 9 at the Sikeston Country Club. The Country Club also doubled the size of the pond by the hole, made separate tees and enlarged all greenside bunkers along the golf course. The $350,000 in golf course improvements are the first full facelift the course has had since the summer of 1989-1990. Along with the bunkers the club replaced and enlarged 13 to 15 tee boxes...
Bootheel Counseling turns 30 (01/23/06)
SIKESTON -- Long gone are the days of lying on a couch and spilling your deepest darkest secrets while being questioned and evaluated by a psychiatrist. These days mental health services are more diverse and more widely accepted by society. Just ask the staff at Bootheel Counseling Services in Sikeston...
SHS takes fourth in Superman (01/23/06)
METROPOLIS, Ill. -- For the second straight night, the Sikeston Bulldogs lost in the final seconds at the 23rd Annual Superman Classic. The Bulldogs lost to host school Massac County 57-53 on Friday night and then on Saturday fell 61-59 to Murphysboro (Ill.) when Julian Beard's halfcourt 3-point shot rimmed off at the buzzer in the third place game...
Mack Higgerson (01/23/06)
NEW MADRID - Elzie Mack Higgerson, 69, died Jan. 22, 2006, at his home. Born April 4, 1936, at Sugar Tree Ridge in New Madrid County, son of the late Andrew Jackson and Lena Wright Keene Higgerson, he lived most of his life in New Madrid County. He was a farmer for several years and then a carpenter until his retirement. ...
Chester Smith (01/23/06)
DEXTER -- Rev. Chester C. Smith, 85, died Jan. 21, 2006, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare facility in Dexter. Born Feb. 3, 1920, in Leora, son of the late John Edgar and Mary Ellen Carwile Smith, he had lived in Dexter since 1933. He was a retired General Baptist minister of 50 years and was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter. He had worked many years as a belt sander at the IXL Manufacturing Co. and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during World War II...
Clella Reed (01/23/06)
SIKESTON -- Clella Fern Reed, 86, died at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22, 2006, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born May 1, 1919, in Callao, to the late Clarence Calvin and Fridona Jane Taylor Cavins, she was a homemaker and had worked for Drs. Stepp and Adams at Sikeston Veterinary Clinic...
Eileen C. Sewald (01/23/06)
O'FALLON, Ill. - Eileen Cathryn Sewald, 89, formerly residing at Bradford Place in Swansea, died Jan. 19, 2006 at O'Fallon Health Care in O'Fallon. Born Oct. 26, 1916 in Poplar Bluff, Mo., Eileen was a member of First Baptist Church of Sikeston and more recently attended the First Baptist Church of O'Fallon. ...
John Orman (01/23/06)
SIKESTON - John W. Orman, 57, died Jan. 21, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 15, 1948, in Franklin, Tenn., to the late Comer and Evaleen Burns Orman, he had worked for Lambert's Cafe and was of the Baptist belief. On April 14, 1979, in Matthews, he married Kay Tidwell, who preceded him in death on Jan. 1, 2002...
Walter Dunn (01/23/06)
ADVANCE -- Walter Dunn, 85, died Jan. 22, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Lee Beck (01/23/06)
MATTHEWS - Walter Lee Beck Jr., 52, died at 2:18 p.m. Jan. 20, 2006, in the emergency room at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 12, 1953, to the late Walter Lee and Virginia Lee Lathom Beck Sr., he was owner and operator of Lee's Lawn Irrigation. ...
Bruce Hampton (01/23/06)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Bruce Hampton, 49, died Jan. 21, 2006. Survivors include: his wife, Julie Hampton; four sons, Jason, Benjamin, Corey and Christopher; two stepdaughters, Danielle and Dawn; two brothers, Steve and George; one sister, Candy; and a special friend, Bill Taylor...
Donald Still (01/23/06)
SIKESTON -- Donald Earl Still, 57, died Jan. 18, 2006, in California while working on the road as a truck driver. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Looking Back 1/23 (01/23/06)
SIKESTON - George Seufert, present constable of Richland Township, has announced his candidacy for Sikeston police chief. MOREHOUSE - A New Madrid County dental care program began in public schools Thursday with a check of children. From here, Dr. Wayne Neaville, Sikeston, the dentist will travel south...
Your view: Beware Iran (01/23/06)
Sometime during the next three years, America may be forced to launch a pre-emptive strike against Iran's nuclear technology sites. Israel may beat us to it. Either way, this action will most likely cause an Iranian response against our troops currently serving in Iraq. A major escalation of hostilities and a greater number of American casualties can be expected...
Speakout 1/23 (01/23/06)
Democrats do care, thank you very much. I attend a Methodist Church, and let me tell you, there's not a finer bunch of God fearing and Christian people than they are. Our church family is formed up of Democrats, Republicans and Independents. We care about what goes on in our community and our nation. ...